The impact of the school massacre rippled through the winter meeting of the National Governors Association in Washington this weekend, as state leaders expressed willingness to consider new limits on gun ownership and stepped up efforts to address mental-health factors. But most said they were opposed to President Trump’s proposal to arm teachers.
Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said that he should bear no responsibility for the missed warning signs before the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which left 17 dead.
Fane Lozman’s latest legal tussle with the town of Riviera Beach has grown from a ham-handed attempt to cut him off at a city council meeting into a free-speech showdown that will have nationwide implications for citizens arrested — as Lozman was — by government officials they criticize.
Officer Kenneth Thaxter talks to sixth-graders in West Bridgewater, Mass., during a DARE presentation. (Jamie Cotten for The Post)
Officer Kenneth Thaxter talks to sixth-graders in West Bridgewater, Mass., during a DARE presentation. (Jamie Cotten for The Post)
The police-run program on “Drug Abuse Resistance Education” was seemingly everywhere in the 1980s and ’90s, but studies questioned its effectiveness and states cut its funding. With the glory days gone, the program’s success could come down to the officers who are left.
For the 241 Americans who were part of the U.S. Olympic team, these Games were memorable on some nights, historic on others. But were the Americans successful? It all depends on the measuring stick.
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Feinstein's more liberal challenger, state Senate leader Kevin de León, won the majority of convention delegates’ support, setting up a June primary that could define what the Democratic Party stands for in the age of Trump.
Mexicans didn't fault Enrique Peña Nieto for canceling his trip to Washington, but they were left wondering why he even wanted to go after two previously embarrassing encounters with the U.S. president.
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The plan would change the country’s political trajectory, securing Xi Jinping’s place as the most powerful leader since Mao Zedong, who ruled for more than three decades through 1976.
The combination of a lack of rainfall and an explosion of urban growth has pushed the city’s reservoirs to their limits and is forcing officials to consider turning off the taps. If that happens, residents will be limited to 25 liters of water a day.
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Mayor Libby Schaaf's warning was the latest salvo in the debate over what, if anything, local governments should do to help federal immigration authorities.
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